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8 Things To Do In Calgary This Week (September 14-18)

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Happy Sunday, Calgary! While we hope your weekend was 5-star, it’s time to start thinking about the days ahead. It’s back to work, back to reality, and back to the grind – but don’t jump into it without a few fun events and activities sprinkled in and around your 9-5!  Here are 8 things to do in Calgary this week!

CATCH A FLICK AT THE MOTOR NIGHTS DRIVE-IN!

Back by popular demand! From vintage classics to new school cool, Motor Nights: A Series of Drive-In Events will, once again, bring you nostalgia, excitement, and a sense of community in a year when we could all use it the most. Check the link above for this week’s showtimes!

When: Wednesday, September 16th – 20th
Where: 43080 Bow Valley Trail – Cochrane, AB
Time: 6 pm and 9:30 pm
Cost: $56/car

CHECK OUT ONE OF BUTTERFIELD ACRE’S DAY CAMPS

This week, grab the littles and take in what’s left of summer at Calgary’s Butterfield Acres! Bottle feed goats, hang out with the sheep, and get up close and personal with their horses during one of their super fun, COVID-friendly day-camps! Check the link above for dates, times, and to register!

When: September 13, 16, 18, 21, 23 and 25th
Where:254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Time: Times here
Cost: $39 +

CHECK OUT HORIZON MALL’S LEGO GALLERY 

This week, check out the incredible sky-high structures built during 2020’s BUILDCON. Artwork will be featured in 12 stores throughout the marketplace so Calgarians can “ooh,” “ahh” and take photos! Just watch your elbows! You don’t want to be the person that knocks over the Statue of LEGO Liberty. Trust us.

When: Entire month of September
Where: 260300 Writing Creek Cresent – Rocky View County, AB
Time: See times here
Cost: Free

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VISIT A CALGARY POP-UP MARKET

Fruit and vegetables just taste better when they’re bought outside, don’t they? Kale yeah, they do! This summer, through until Thanksgiving the local farms in partnership with the city will be hosting pop-up farmers’ markets all over the Calgary encouraging you to buy fresh, Alberta-grown, good-for-you produce!

When: Until Thanksgiving 2020
Where: See locations here
Time: See times here
Price: Prices vary

OR THE FARMERS’ MARKET IN HILLHURST

This week, shop around, get some fresh air, and support local by browsing the vendors at this season’s Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers’ Market! For those who are ready to go out and resume everyday life, they’ve taken the necessary precautions to keep you all as safe as possible. They’ve even exclusively given the 60+ crowd their own hours!

When: Wednesday, September 16th
Where: 1320 5 Avenue NW, Calgary
Time: 2:30 pm- 7 pm
Cost: Free

TUNE INTO PLAY THE PARKS: CALGARY

Big news! Calgary has launched it’s very own virtual series! Play the Parks: Calgary will showcase 9 amazing multi-genre local musicians as well as our beautiful green spaces – while keeping everyone virus free and above all, entertained! Tune in every day at 12 pm until October 7th to check it out!

When: Wednesday, September 9th – October 7th
Where: Online here
Time: 12 pm EST
Cost: Free

STROLL THROUGH THE GLENBOW’S NEIL ZELLER EXHIBIT

When the world seemed to have stood still, he stood 6 feet back. Thanks to Calgary photographer, Neil Zeller, some families, and their COVID experience will be immortalized beautifully in a new exhibit at YYC’s Glenbow Museum, you can get your tickets now by clicking the link above!

When: Until Saturday, October 31st
Where: 130 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Time: Book times here
Cost: $19.95+

DINE AND SIP FOR $5 AT TELUS SPARK 

There’s nothing wrong with shaking things up now and then – especially when it’ll only cost you $5! End the week right and bright, with super cheap admission, food specials, and of course, drink specials by heading to Spark anytime between 5 pm and 9 pm.

When: Friday, September 18th
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $5

Bam! There you have it, folks! 8 things to do in Calgary this week. Remember to have fun, stay safe, and enjoy!